You don’t need us to tell you how iconic Dr. Dennis Gross’s Alpha Beta Universal Daily Peel is. But in case you need a refresher, this two-step system is formulated with a potent blend of alpha hydroxy and beta hydroxy acids — glycolic, lactic, and salicylic to name a few — and retinol that deeply exfoliates dead skin cells and speeds up cell turnover. That, in turn, smoothes the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines and brightens your overall complexion. No wonder it’s one of the most effective at-home treatments money can buy.
Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré belongs to every clique: beauty editors, makeup artists, and TikTok creators all love it — now it’s your turn to get your hands on a discounted tube and see what all the fuss is about. This moisturizer is safe for face and body use, sensitive skin, and works like a charm as a primer under makeup.
By now it couldn’t be clearer that dermatologists and editors alike are obsessed with EltaMD’s UV Clear SPF 46. This Best of Beauty winner is a perfect pick for all skin tones because it goes on invisible and doesn’t dare to leave a chalky white cast. Spiked with redness-reducing niacinamide and moisture-boosting hyaluronic acid, it’s also beneficial for acne-prone and sensitive skin. What more can you ask for?
Since we awarded the SkinMedica TNS Advanced+ Serum with a 2020 Allure Best of Beauty Award, we can confidently say it’s worth the splurge. Its innovative blend of growth factors (large proteins that float between cells communicating crucial messages) and peptides supports healthy skin functions, boosts collagen and elastin levels, and smoothes the appearance of fine lines.
BeautyStat’s Universal C Eye Perfector uses vitamin C and reparative ingredients like caffeine to rejuvenate the eye area. The tandem brightening and soothing effect of this creamy formula helped it win a Best of Beauty Award in 2021.
Tinted sunscreens tend to be the star of the show when we talk about summer skin care, but who says it can’t be the star of your winter skin-care roster, too? (Just a gentle reminder from team Allure to wear sunscreen all year round.) The Sunforgettable Total Protection Brush-On Shield from Colorescience is a mineral-based powder sunscreen that protects your complexion with SPF 50 while mica pigments reflect light and subtly cover imperfections. It’s also a simple way to reapply sun protection over makeup throughout the day.
MDSolarSciences’ MD Daily Perfecting Moisturizer is a great lightweight option to incorporate into your daily moisturizing routine. This handy hydrator has hyaluronic acid and niacinamide, two beneficial skin-care ingredients that work together to restore moisture, target discoloration, and improve skin texture.